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eBlast for Nov. 3, 2020

CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • Purple Career Readiness Workshop: Making Effective Presentations |Tuesday, Nov. 3 from  11:00-11:45am in the RUC Multipurpose Room
  • Gold Career Readiness Workshop: Making a Great Impression at a Job Fair | Thursday, Nov. 5 from 11:00-11:45am in the RUC Multipurpose Room
  • Careers n’ Coffee with Republic Finance | Monday, Nov. 9 from 11:00-1:00pm in Swoops Lobby

Virtual Walk-In Hours for the Center for Career Development – Wednesday Mornings 9am-noon: Login to your Handshake Account > Click Events next to the Search Bar > Click Virtual Walk-in Hours > Click the link and start your live chat via Teams.

** NEW - Cooperative Education Cords offered to Fall 2020 Graduates **

Are you an upcoming Fall 2020 Graduate that formally participated in the Cooperative Education Program?  The Cooperative Education Office is now offering Graduation Cords to students graduating in the Fall 2020 semester that formally enrolled in the Co-op Program during their entire assignment.  The cords are a gift from Mr. Greg Cook, an alumnus of the Cooperative Education Program.  Mr. Cook has expressed his appreciation of the Cooperative Education Program and the importance it served at the beginning of his engineering career and wishes to congratulate graduating co-op students.

If you would like to reserve your cord, you MUST complete the following form by the November 15 deadline: Fall 2020 Graduates - Cooperative Education Cords Request 


COLLEGEWIDE

Graduating this Fall? 2020 Registration is open for

Please bring the exact amount or pay by check. There will be no refunds, although initiates who miss a ceremony for unavoidable reasons may participate in the next scheduled ceremony. If you wish to accept this invitation, please come by Clement Hall 201, no later than noon, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020.

Induction into the Professions Ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 at 3 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Participants need to arrive by 2:45 p.m. Social Distancing will be enforced.  Masks Required.


MATLAB Masterclass: Deep Learning YouTube Presentation with Loren Shure, part of the MathWorks Application Engineering team - The aim of the session is to provide an overview of how MATLAB enables you to take advantage of disruptive technologies like deep learning. Loren will:

  • Show where deep learning is being applied in engineering and science, and how its driving MATLAB’s development.
  • Demonstrate a workflow for how you can research, develop and deploy your own deep learning application.
  • Outline what MathWorks engineers can do to help support you achieve success with deep learning.

Technologies include:

  • Automating Ground Truth Image Labeling
  • Training and Evaluating an Object Detector
  • Generating optimized native embedded code​     

How to join the event: YouTube Live TOMORROW 4 Nov 2020 - 11 AM EST to 1 PM EST | Register HERE https://bit.ly/2JsclNL

Subscribe to the MATLAB YouTube channel to make sure you stay up-to-date with all things MATLAB.


 

New Faculty Research Seminars

  • Shirin Noei, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Center for Energy Systems Research will be presenting Longitudinal Dynamics in Traffic Microsimulation Thursday, Nov. 5 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3lEEr6g
  • Arman Sargolzaei, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering will be presenting Security of Networked Control Systems Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/2GZnJzq
  • John Tester, Ph.D., Associate Professor, General & Basic Engineering will be presenting Manufacturing for Design’ & Additive Manufacturing Monday, Nov. 16 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/34Q2YP1
  • Charles Van Neste, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering will be presenting A New Wireless: Sending Power Over and Through Surfaces Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3dkkmz8

 Did you know you can contract a virtual virus just as easily as a physical virus? In this ONE-TIME, LIMITED Event, we will cover topics range from scammers to TNTech IT policies. This event welcomes EVERYONE regardless of knowledge or position. Walking away from this event, you will receive some basic training to act as your mask to protect against the virus, the virtual one. You might be cyber safe now, but all it takes is one click from an email. Learn how to protect yourself online. We hope to see you there! TODAY Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. – faculty, students and staff – Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/2Ht49Mj 


GRADUATE STUDIES

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Michael R. Coultis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering November 6, 2020 1:30 p.m. Zoom Link Change: https://bit.ly/2G5HPIe


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Christopher Bradley Kaczmarek in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering November 6, 2020 8:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/34RWCQg | Meeting ID: 859 3913 3734 | Passcode: 036093


The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Lina Abounassif in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering November 9, 2020 8:30 a.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3eirtbY


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Charles Austin Robinson in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering November 9, 2020 2:00 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3odb3Gq


OPPORTUNITIES

Juniors & Seniors - Fall Undergraduate Scholarship Competition - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education’s (ORISE) is hosting a research-based scholarship challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to develop an infographic to communicate the current leading ways to purify drinking water. UNICEF and WHO report that one in three people worldwide do not have access to safe drinking water. Although the United States has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, it is an ongoing challenge to protect it.  Your infographic could win you a $5,000 scholarship! For more information on this competition, please visit the ORISE website at https://orise.orau.gov/resources/stem/scholarships.html. The competition deadline is Monday, November 30, 2020.


 Summer 2021 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program (U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science) The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program is now accepting applications for the 2021 Summer Term. Applications are due January 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET. Visit ‘How to Apply’ for more information.


STUDENT GROUPS

Come and join us at Autonomous Robotics Club TONIGHT. Interested in learning about CAD, Linux, Arduino? Just want to work on exciting projects like drones, battle bots, or a robotic humanoid? If any of these interests you, come expand your knowledge and experience through practical means and be a valued part of our ever-expanding team - every Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in Brown 315. Everyone is welcome. And don't forget to join our discord at https://discord.gg/XdBAxtx


ASME, ARC & SWE – Dr. Canfield’s Annual Bonfire has been postponed to Tuesday, Nov. 3 beginning at 5 p.m. COVID-19 – Social distancing will be practices. Food will be served by 1 person in a mask & gloves. Masks will be required on the hayride. Please contact lmturpin42@tntech.edu for more information.


Pi Tau Sigma is offering tutoring to all ME and GBE students on Monday nights from 6-8 p.m. in Brown 206. Tutoring is available for any ME course up to 3000 level, Physics I & II, Math up to Calculus III, Statics, Mechanics and Materials, MATLAB, and Graphics. We ask that if you do plan to come, please let us know to better help you, but it is not necessary. Contact Abbey Ward (aeward42@tntech.edu), Abby Collier (alcollier42@tntech.edu ), or the Pi Tau email (pitausigmatntech@gmail.com) for more information.


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